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UA students going to NASA competition    /  WVUA TV

The University of Alabama College of Engineering is sending a team of students to a NASA competition. The Alabama Astrobotics team has built a digging robot that will compete against…


Source: WVUA TV    /    Published: May 13, 2014    /    Posted in:   Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Students    /    Features:     

Looking to keep your student occupied this summer? Check out these camps at the University of Alabama    /  AL.com

Have you got an engineering whiz kid or a budding environmentalist you need to keep busy while school is out of session this summer? While University of Alabama students empty…


Source: AL.com    /    Published: May 8, 2014    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Events, In The News, Outreach   

UA Selected for National Vehicle Contest    /  UA News

Students from several disciplines across The University of Alabama will compete nationally over the next four years to design an advanced, energy-efficient vehicle. The contest, called EcoCAR 3, is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy and General Motors Co.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 28, 2014    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Research, Students, UA News   

End User: Dr. Jeffrey Carver

Dr. Jeffrey Carver, associate professor of computer science, researches development of open-source software, which could be improved through understanding how isolated programmers collaborate. He answered questions about the study he…


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: April 9, 2014    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, Research    /    Features:     

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Students Come to UA for Robotics Contest    /  WVUA TV

Hundreds of students from all over Alabama got to take part in a robotics competition. The action got underway today at the Bryant Conference Center. Around 350 students from third…


Source: WVUA TV    /    Published: April 5, 2014    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, In The News, Outreach    /    Features:     

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Students program robots in statewide competition    /  Crimson White

This weekend, The University of Alabama will host the Alabama Robotics Competition, an event open to K-12 students. The competition will involve programming robots to navigate a series of obstacle…


Source: Crimson White    /    Published: April 3, 2014    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, In The News, Outreach    /    Features:     

UA to Host Robotics Competition    /  UA News

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — More than 350 students from across Alabama, from third graders to seniors in high school, will be at The University of Alabama April 5 programming robots and hoping their instructions are good enough to win the Alabama Robotics Competition. The competition, which is in its fourth year, is hosted by the UA […]


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: March 31, 2014    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Outreach, UA News    /    Features:     

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Two Teams with UA Ties Set For Finals of Start-up Business Competition    /  UA News

Two teams with University of Alabama ties are part of seven young businesses hoping to prove they could be commercially viable at the Alabama Launchpad Start-Up Competition. Teams with UA ties have done well in past Launchpad competitions, with a company based off UA technology one of the winners in the most recent competition last year.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: March 17, 2014    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

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World Wide Web’s 25th Birthday    /  WVUA TV

Today is the world wide web’s 25th birthday. The Internet innovation that is used daily by so many Americans has now reached a quarter century, but how have our lives…


Source: WVUA TV    /    Published: March 13, 2014    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, In The News, Outreach    /    Features:     

Three Teams with UA Ties Set for Business Start-up Competition    /  UA News

Three companies affiliated with The University of Alabama are set to compete in a state-wide Alabama Launchpad Start-Up Competition.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Published: January 21, 2014    /    Posted in:   Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Research, Students, UA News    /    Features:     

In 1837, The University of Alabama became one of the first five universities in the nation to offer engineering classes. Today, UA’s College of Engineering has more than 5,800 students and more than 150 faculty. In recent years, students in the College have been named USA Today All-USA College Academic Team members, Goldwater, Hollings, Portz, Boren, Mitchell and Truman scholars.